Briggs, Alice Skye, Birdz and more join First Nations songwriting collab

Australian rap legend Briggs is recruiting First Nations artists from around the world to collaborate in the first ever SongHubs First Nations program. Some of the artists chosen include much-loved Aussies such as Wergaia/Wemba Wemba woman Alice Skye and the NT’s Birdz (Butchulla) as well as Peruvian singer Renata Flores and Dakota/Boricua hip-hop artist Tufawon.

Created by APRA AMCOS and the Victorian Government, Briggs will curate the writing, producing and recording of music at the Abbey Road Institute in Melbourne. It will be a great opportunity for artists to collaborate and bounce ideas.

Yorta Yorta rapper Briggs is recruiting First Nations artists from around the globe in a world-first songwriting collaboration.

“I am honoured to be bringing together some of the world’s most captivating First Nations artists to collaborate on new songs with the talent that is on the rise here in the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori and Pasifika music communities,” said Briggs.

“SongHubs First Nations is going to be an intensely inspiring four days in the studio at Abbey Road Institute.”

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders, Maori and Pasifika artists are eligible to apply for the program, with applications closing this Sunday 31st March 11pm AEDT. For more information, click here.